Boeing 747

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3 June 1970. First Paris - New York service operated by the aeroplane that was to shortly bring air transport into a new era.

Technical features and performances

Wingspan: 64,90 m
Length: 70,70 m
Width: 19,10 m
Number of seats: 432 to 477
Engine type: General Electric CF6-80
Take-off power: 4 x 25 800 kg
Fuel capacity : 203 000 to 215 000 litres
Cruising speed: 1 000 km/h
Range: 13 000 km (passenger version)
Max take-off weight:
397 tonnes (passenger version) - 412 tonnes (freight version)
Max landing weight:
285 tonnes (passenger version) - 296 tonnes (freight version)
Runway length:
> Take-off: 3 100 m
> Landing: 2 200 m

Boeing 747-400 © Christophe Leroux

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